Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position is responsible for the nutritional assessment and management of adolescent medicine patients for a variety of nutritional issues that may include: eating disorders, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, weight loss. This position must be competent and experienced with diverse adolescent populations which include the spectrum of racial, sexual orientation and gender identities.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide assessment, instruction, and counseling for patients during visits, phone calls, video visits and written communication.
Document and assess food records, communicate information to the patient, family and care team.
Participate in division-based specialty clinics.
Provide dietary education to patients, families and team.
Manage patient nutritional supplements and caloric intake needs.
Evaluate and develop patient teaching tools.
Participate in new patient screening and assessment as directed.
Develop expertise in the care of transgender and gender diverse patients with eating disorders.
Perform other duties as assigned in addition to cross covering other dietitians when out of the office.
Participate in team meetings and educational opportunities.
Work in partnership with the care team to establish needed dietary intervention, education and care.
Serve as team dietary resource.
Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian in the State of Missouri.
Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in dietetics or a related field.
Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Some experience in medical office setting.
Experience in adult and pediatric nutrition research, or at least two years of work experience in adult or pediatric clinical dietetics.
Experience working with adolescents.
Expertise in eating disorders.
The hiring range for this position is $51,272 - $65,374 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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